September 28, 2022

REPORTS: LA Rams looking to seal Sean McVay contract ‘early enough’ amid interest from TV broadcasters

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay is in for a big day after the franchise ironed out the final details. The reported extension follows the rejection of his interest in TV broadcasting opportunities. He has displayed a commitment to the Rams organization as they aim to win it all again at the start of next season.

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ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news on Friday as the Rams head coach will renew his contract on better terms after leading them to Super Bowl LVI victory. It took a long time for the youngest head coach to win the Super Bowl title and a raise is the minimum he deserves for his accomplishments last season.

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It also follows rumors that McVay was stepping away from football and in negotiations with Amazon.

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They were looking to tie him down with a 5-year, $100 million deal to analyze Thursday Night Football broadcasts. It seems more about figuring out what’s best for his health and his family once he steps away from football.

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The Rams’ Super Bowl-winning head coach is pending an $8.5 million salary increase. While Amazon would have allowed him to explore new things, he walked away with a considerable amount of money. While coaching from the sidelines is different, broadcasting the NFL is no less competitive and full of effort.

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The 2022 NFL champion will be a focal point throughout the coming season, as he promised by winning a second straight Super Bowl title.

This will be a bigger challenge as teams in their division and elsewhere will improve their squads with off-season acquisitions.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 29: Head coach Sean McVay of the Los Angeles Rams calls a play during a team scrimmage at SoFi Stadium on August 29, 2020 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

While it’s important to note that he’ll earn far less than his Amazon contract, the tag of being a champion 2 might be worth his time. McVay hopes to return next season if things haven’t gone well, as he was due to get married this year. It was the goal of McVay and his franchises to prove they were a good team, but winning the Super Bowl twice would be something special.

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